American actor Vincent Curatola is famous for playing New York mobster Johnny “Sack” Sacrimoni in the HBO drama "The Sopranos." At present, he is playing the role of a judge in the series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
Curatola Is Happily Married
It is often said, "Behind every sucessful man, there is a woman." The phrase couldn't be truer for "The Sopranos" actor Vincent Curatola. If it were not for his wife, Maureen Curatola, he would have missed the fame and fortune he enjoys right now.
The Italian-American actor wanted to be an actor from a young age; however, he never pursued acting. Instead, he started a masonry business just like his father. His company was sucessful, and he was living a non-celebrity life with his spouse and family.
The New Jersey native's life partner was however aware of the "Blue Bloods" star's true passion and potential. Thus, she encouraged him to try an acting class.
The brown-eyed actor, though interested in performing was still reluctant to start acting because of his work commitment. Mrs. Curatola, on the other hand, was adamant and continued to push him towards his childhood dream.
The black-haired actor thus at the age of 39, accepted his spouse' request and joined Michael Moriarty acting class. After training, he started giving auditions, and in his forties, he officially launched his acting career.
"Killing Them Softly" actor life changed overnight because of the hit series "The Sopranos." The previous unknown businessman quickly became a household name.
Even with fame, thankfully, things did not change on a personal level. The love between Curatol and his wife remained the same, and they continued to enjoy the marital bliss.
Curatola Is A Father And A Grandfather
The 66-year old actor and his spouse are blessed with a son, Ryan Curatola. He was born well before he started his acting career.
Ryan is in his 40s and is currently managing his father's masonry business. His sons Blake Curatola and Grayson Curatola are close with their grandfather Vincent.
Curatola Is Vocal About His Political Beliefs
Curatola, who is active on Twitter rarely shares pictures of his family. He, however, uses his platform to share his opinion on political and social issues. Based on his social media posts, it looks like he is a big fan of President Donald Trump and supports his policies on Guns and Immigration.
Curatola Accumulated a Huge Net-Worth
The veteran actor Curatola holds an overall net-worth of $10 million. The actor who started career late in his life quickly gained success because of hit-series "The Sopranos." In the show, he portrayed mobster Johnny “Sack” Sacrimoni.
After the recognition, the 5 feet 11-inch artist worked in various movies and television series such as "The Good Wife," "The Blacklist," and "Person of Interest." At present, he is playing Judge AL Bertuccio in NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." In the show, he shares the screen with actors such as Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, and Peter Scanavino.
Interesting Facts About Vincent Curatola
- Used to work as a delivery boy for the Record Newspaper in his teenage years. During that job, he got the opportunity to meet famous musician Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Wilson Pickett, and Jerry Vale.
- Is a singer and occasionally performs with rock group Chicago.
- Can play guitar as well.
- Close with the late actor James Gandolfini, who was his co-star in the show "The Sopranos."
- Vincent is on the board of commissioners of the New Jersey Hall of Fame and a trustee of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation.
- Curatola and his wife raise funds for Heart share Human Services of New York.
- The experienced actor teaches at Studio Dante, along with Sharon Angela and Michael Imperioli.
Check out the actor's singing talent in the video clip below: